Temperature problems

Jonathan Holliday

Asked by Mar 12, 2016 at 07:11 PM about the 1995 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1995 transam temperature stays round normal
when driving but when you give it more gas it gets
warmer it gets around 210 or so but when you let
off the gas it cools down

3 Answers


put a brand new 195 degree thermostat in there...they are only a couple of bucks~ https://www.google.com/? gws_rd=ssl#q=1995+Pontiac+Firebird+Trans+Am+thermostat


could the electric fan or thermal switch still be okay?


210 is not bad. Most cooling systems keep the coolant temp just below boiling which, in a 50/50 coolant mix with water, allows them to run 200-220 without a problem. Unless something else is giving you a problem, I would continue to run this way.

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